Panasonic TCP42X1 user manual

User manual for the device Panasonic TCP42X1

Device: Panasonic TCP42X1
Size: 3,20 MB
Date of adding : 2013-10-12 16:34:23
Number of pages: 58
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Summary of the content on the page No. 1

Operating Instructions
42”/50” Class 720p Plasma HDTV
(41.6/49.9 inches measured diagonally)
Manual de instrucciones
Televisión de alta definición de 720p y clase 42”/50” de Plasma
(41,6/49,9 pulgadas medidas diagonalmente)
Model No.
Número de modelo
Quick Start Guide
(See page 8-18)
Guía de inicio rápido
(vea la página 8-18)
For assistance (U.S.A./Puerto Rico), please call:
1-877-95-VIERA (958-4372)
or visit us at
For assistance (Canada), p

Summary of the content on the page No. 2

Turn your own living room into a movie theater! Experience an amazing level of multimedia excitement DIGITAL TELEVISION TRANSITION NOTICE This device contains a digital television tuner, so it should receive digital over the air TV programming, with a suitable antenna, after the end of full-power analog TV broadcasting in the United States (as required by law) on February 17, 2009. Some older television receivers, if they rely on a TV antenna, will need a TV Converter to receive over the air

Summary of the content on the page No. 3

Quick Start Viewing Advanced FAQs, etc. Guide Contents Please read before using the unit Safety Precautions ······································· 4 Enjoy rich multimedia Notes ···························································· 7 Quick Start Guide SD memory card Accessories/Optional Accessory ····· 8 Basic Connection ····························11 Identifying Controls ························ 15 Camcorder First Time Setup····························· 16 Enjoy your TV! Basic Fea

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Safety Precautions The lightning flash with arrowhead within a triangle is CAUTION intended to tell the user that parts inside the product are a risk of electric shock to persons. RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK The exclamation point within DO NOT OPEN a triangle is intended to tell the user that important WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover or back. operating and servicing No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. instruc

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WARNING/CAUTION When disconnecting the power supply cord, hold the WARNING plug, not the cord. Do not use the power supply cord if the plug or cord is Small parts can present choking hazard if accidentally damaged. swallowed. Replace the cord or contact your Authorized Service Center Keep small parts away from young children. Discard unneeded small parts and other objects, including Handling the power supply cord packaging materials and plastic bags/sheets to prevent Insert the power

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Safety Precautions (Continued) Transport only in upright position Display panel is made of glass. Do not apply strong force Transporting the unit with its display panel facing upright or or impact to the display panel. downward may cause damage to the internal circuitry. This may cause damage resulting in injury. Using a dry cloth, clean any dust from the power supply The TV is heavy. TV should be handled by 2 or more cord and plug regularly. people. Support as shown to avoid injury by the

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Notes Do not display a still picture for a long time This causes the image to remain on the plasma screen (“Image retention”). This is not considered a malfunction and is not covered by the warranty. To prevent “Image retention”, the screen saver is 12 4 : 3 automatically activated after a few minutes if no signals are sent or no operations are performed. (p. 51) Typical still images Channel number and other logos • Image displayed in 4:3 mode • SD Card photo Video game Computer

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Accessories/Optional Accessory Accessories Check you have all the items shown. Accessories Remote Control Batteries for the Remote Control Transmitter N2QAYB000321 Transmitter (2) AA Battery AC cord Pedestal Cleaning cloth How to assemble (p. 9) TBLX0088 (TC-P42X1) TBLX0089 (TC-P50X1) Operating Instructions Product Registration Card (U.S.A.) Quick Setup Guide Customer Care Plan Card (U.S.A.) Optional Accessory Note In order to maintain the TV’s performance and safety, be absolutely sure

Summary of the content on the page No. 9

Quick Start Accessories/Optional Accessory Guide Attaching the pedestal to TV ■Assembling the pedestal Fix securely with assembly screws . (Total 4 screws) A Tighten screws firmly. A Accessories Pole Assembly screws R (4 of each) A L Pole M5 x 18 (Silver) Front B M5 x 25 (Black) Poles (2) Base L Set-up ■ R Carry out work on a horizontal and level surface. Tighten screws firmly. Bottom view L or R is printed at the B bottom of the poles. Base (1) Rear side Arrow mark Hole for

Summary of the content on the page No. 10

Accessories/Optional Accessory (Continued) AC cord connection To attach To remove Keep pushing both side snaps and pull down Insert it firmly until the tabs on both sides click into place. Reference of connection Antenna terminal Pin terminals HDMI terminal red blue green green Match colors of plugs and terminals. Insert firmly. Firmly tighten by hand. Insert firmly. 10

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Quick Start Basic Connection (Antenna + TV) Guide Accessories/Optional Accessory Basic Connection Connecting Antenna (To watch TV) Example 1 TV VHF/UHF Antenna VHF/UHF Antenna NTSC (National Television System Committee): • Conventional broadcasting ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee): • Cable TV Digital TV Standards include digital high-definition television (HDTV), standard-definition television (SDTV), data broadcasting, multi-channel surround-sound audio and interactive tel

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Basic Connection (Continued) Connecting DVD recorder (VCR) (To record/playback) Example 2 TV DVD Recorder AV Equipment VHF/UHF Antenna If the source has a higher resolution signal (480p/720p/ (e.g. DVD Recorder 1080i/1080p), connection can be made with the use of or VCR) a Component Video or HDMI cable. (p. 14) VCR Connection can be made with the use of an RF cable and Composite Video/S Video cable. (p. 14) To connect the antenna terminal and DVD recorder or VCR VHF/UHF Antenna AC 120 V 60 Hz

Summary of the content on the page No. 13

Quick Start Basic Connection (TV + DVD Recorder or VCR + Satellite Receiver) Guide (TV + DVD Recorder or VCR) Connecting DVD recorder (VCR) and satellite receiver Example 3 TV You can enjoy high-definition Satellite programming by subscribing to DVD Recorder Receiver VHF/UHF Antenna high-definition satellite service. or VCR Connection can be done with the use of HDMI or Component Video cable. (p. 14) To connect the antenna terminal and Satellite Receiver and DVD recorder or VCR VHF/UHF

Summary of the content on the page No. 14

High-Definition Standard-Definition Basic Connection (Continued) AV cable connections A To use HDMI terminals AV Equipment HDMI 1 HDMI 2 HDMI AV OUT e.g. Blu-ray Disc player Connecting to HDMI terminals will enable you to enjoy high-definition digital images and high-quality sound. The HDMI connection is required for a 1080p signal. TM For “VIERA Link connections”, please refer to p. 31. B To use COMPONENT terminals Y Y green COMPONENT green green VIDEO OUT PB PB P P blue blue blue AV Equipme

Summary of the content on the page No. 15

Quick Start Identifying Controls Guide Basic Connection (AV cable connections) Identifying Controls TV controls/indicators SD card slot Front of the TV Back of the TV Selects channels in sequence Volume up/down POWER Remote control sensor button Within about 23 feet Displays the Main HDMI input 3 connector (7 meters) in front of menu. the TV set. Video Input 2 connector Power indicator (on: red, off: no light) Changes the input mode C.A.T.S. sensor Chooses menu and submenu entries. Plas

Summary of the content on the page No. 16

First Time Setup “First time setup” is displayed only when the TV is turned on for the first time after the power cord is inserted into a wall outlet and when “Auto power on” (p. 28-29) is set to “No”. Turn the TV On with the POWER button or or (TV) (Remote) * This setting will be skipped next time if you select “Home”. Select your language Language English Español Français select ok Be sure to select “Home” Please select your viewing environment. Home Store select ok Please confirm you

Summary of the content on the page No. 17

Quick Start First Time Setup Guide Adjust the clock First time setup next Language Clock ANT/Cable setup select Input labels Year: Select the year Clock Month: Select the month Year 2009 set Day: Select the day Month 1 Hour: Adjust the hour Day 7 select item Minute: Adjust the minute Hour 10 AM 10 Minute Auto channel setup Select “ANT/Cable setup” First time setup next Language Clock ANT/Cable setup select Input labels Select “ANT in” set ANT in ANT/Cable setup Cable: Cable TV ANT

Summary of the content on the page No. 18

First Time Setup (Continued) Select scanning mode (ALL channels/Analog only/Digital only) Auto program ok All channels Analog only Digital only select Auto program Start scanning the channels Progress 32% Available channels (analog/digital) are automatically set. Number of analog channels Number of digital channels 0 All channels: Scans digital and analog channels Press RETURN to quit Analog only: Scans Analog channels only RETURN Digital only: Scans Digital channels only Confirm registere

Summary of the content on the page No. 19

Quick Start Watching TV Viewing Guide First Time Setup Watching TV Connect the TV to a cable box/cable, set-top-box, satellite box or antenna cable (p. 11-14) To watch TV and other functions Turn power on Note If the mode is not TV, press and or select TV. (p. 24) (TV) Select a channel number To directly input the digital ■ up channel number or When tuning to a digital down channel, press the button to enter the minor number in a compound channel number. example: CH15-1: (TV) Not

Summary of the content on the page No. 20

W Watching TV atching TV (Continued) Other Useful Functions (Operate after ) ■ ■ Displays or removes the channel banner. Channel Clock THE NEWS 15-2 12:30 PM Information ABC-HD 30 Recall CC SAP TV-G 1080i Standard 4:3 Station SAP Signal Picture Sleep timer identifier indication resolution mode remaining time Closed caption Rating Level Aspect ratio Press FORMAT to cycle through the aspect modes. (p. 45) ■ Change aspect • 480i, 480p: FULL/JUST/4:3/ZOOM • 1080p, 1080i, 720p: FULL/H-FILL/JUST/

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